Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 28th January

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Punch

Lagos records second death from Lassa fever

A 27 -year-old lady has died of Lassa fever at the Ijede General Hospital in Lagos.

Vanguard

Buhari sends money laundering, criminal activities bills to Senate

ABUJA —PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday,  sent his first two executive bills to the Senate, seeking to prohibit money laundering and criminal activities in the country.

The Sun

We’ll consider MTN’s plea for out-of-court settlement –NCC

EXECUTIVE Vice Chairman, of the Nigerian C o m m u n i c a t i o n s Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has said that the Commission may consider MTN Nigeria plea to settle its dispute out of court.

Guardian

Saraki warns senators against financial inducementBello on excursion to Kogi government house – PDP

The Senate yesterday passed the 2016 Appropriation Bill for second reading after concluding debate on the general principles of the bill, which started Wednesday last week.

Daily Trust

Bello on excursion to Kogi government house – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello is on excursion to the state’s government house.

National Mirror

$2.29m scam: EFCC witness alleges threat to life

A  witness brought by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to testify against former Governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim yesterday told Justice Adeniyi Ademola that his life was in danger

Leadership

Falana To Okonjo-Iweala: Your Record Of Service Appalling

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana yesterday said he is not perturbed by the attack on him by former finance minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala over his petition to the Special Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

The Nation

Obasanjo accuses Senators, Reps of reckless spending

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has asked Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki and House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara to open the financial records of the National Assembly since 1999 for external bodies.

Tribune

N3.1billion debt: Zamfara appeals judgment freezing its accounts

Following an order freezing EcoBank’s account,  the Lagos Division of the Appeal, on Wednesday, reserved ruling in the appeal filed by the Zamfara State government against the judgment of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Lagos, which ordered it to pay bank debt of N3.1billion from the federal allocation accruable to it

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